On the heels of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit to the United States, Energy & Environment Program Associate Director Mihaela Carstei joins CTV to discuss the Keystone Pipeline project that would transport tar sands oil from Canada and the northern United States to refineries in the Gulf coast of Texas.
The Atlantic Council held a conversation with Anders Åslund and Gary Hufbauer about their latest book, The United States Should Establish Permanent Normal Trade Relations with Russia on May 23. Anders Åslund is senior fellow and Gary Hufbauer is the Reginald Jones senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Ross Wilson, director of the Council's Patriciu Eurasia Center, moderated the discussion
The Åslund/Hufbauer study presents an analysis of the current US-Russia economic relationship, provides estimates on the potential increase in US exports to Russia and potential growth of two-way trade within the WTO framework, and summarizes the implications of PNTR for US producers, Russian economic growth, and bilateral commercial relations. The discussion focused on this study and broader issues relating to the Congressional decision on granting PNTR status to Russia.
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On May 22, the Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative will hold a discussion on the history of cyber critical infrastructure protection in recognition of the 15th anniversary of Presidential Decision Directive 63 (PDD-63).
On May 30, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center will release a new issue brief, The Kaleidoscope Turns Again in a Crisis-Challenged Iran, a discussion of Iran’s upcoming presidential elections.
From June 13-14, the 2013 Wrocław Global Forum will bring together over 350 top policy-makers and business leaders to explore the region’s impact as an actor in Europe, as well as its crucial role in the transatlantic partnership and on the global stage.